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Oblivious to the chaos of cities, Manali is a dreamy hill station lying amidst snow-capped mountains. Everything you have read or seen about the magic of mountains, Manali is a classic example of it. With sunny skies, alpine mountains and the mighty Beas flowing through the city – Manali tourism has undergone a huge change in the last few decades. With our customised and fun Manali tour packages, you can explore the hilly hamlet.
A popular haunt for families and honeymooners, there is another part of the city – Old Manali which welcomes solo travellers, nature seekers and food lovers with open arms. One has to cross a bridge to reach Old Manali and it truly feels as though one is crossing into another world. With our Manali tour packages, you can enjoy quaint, wooden cafes and the hustle bustle of locals – Old Manali is famous for its live gigs, a thriving artist community and delicious trout. You can choose a Manali tour package which allows you to spend a few days in the town’s idyllic villages and also takes you through vibrant apple orchards and jam workshops.
If you are an adventure enthusiast, choose a Manali tour package which includes rafting on the Beas and paragliding in the mountains of Solang. All Manali tour packages also include a trip to the popular Rohtang pass. Manali’s culture is deeply rooted in its religious beliefs and you’ll find a number of temples in the city revered with the same fervour. From Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple to Vashisht Temple – the hilly hamlet is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year and with our Manali tour packages, you can pay your respect at these revered places.
Manali is one of the few hill stations in India which promises a different experience every time you visit. Our Manali tour packages are customised to suit the preferences of all kinds of travellers and if you are looking for a complete holiday experience, you won’t be disappointed. A heady mix of adventure, spirituality and scenic landscapes comes together to make Manali one of India’s favourite hill stations. You can explore the beauty and charm of the town with our Manali tour packages
With our Manali holiday packages, begin with your Manali sightseeing tour with a visit to all the temples in Manali. Located in the most picturesque hilltops and villages, the temples in Manali are constructed in traditional architecture with sloping roofs and wooden archways. You’ll especially be taken in by the beauty of the Hadimba Temple which nestles amidst towering deodar trees and small rolling hills. Dedicated to the wife of Bhima and mother of Ghatothkach, the temple is a place of significance in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. Vashisht Temple, on the other hand, is located in Vashisht village. It is famous for the pool of hot water springs located inside the temple which is said to have healing properties. Our Manali tour packages also give you an opportunity to explore the nearby Vashisht village complete with vibrant shopping streets and a popular German bakery.
For those who travel for an adrenaline rush, our Manali tour packages always have their fair share of adventure. You can paraglide at Solang Valley, take a trolley up to the mountain cafe or settle for an ATV ride down the beaten path. For the little ones, Solang also has zorbing, horse-riding and river crossing. If water sports is what makes you happy, you can book a Manali tour package which has a rafting tour. Safe for beginners as well as pros, the rafting tour begins in Manali and ends at either Naggar or Kulu. From there, you will have to take a bus back to the city – arranged by our Manali tour guide and inclusive of the Manali holiday package. The small town is also a popular and convenient pit stop for a number of trekkers and travellers who are heading towards Beas Kund, Chandratal Baralacha and Spiti. If you’d like to explore the town’s rugged terrains and lesser-known spots, you can opt for a Manali tour package which covers these destinations.
Located about 40 km away from Manali is the small town of Kullu. At the foothills of the mountains, it is known across the world for its unique celebration of Dussehra. Bringing over a hundred villages together, the 10-day festival witnesses a big procession through the small streets. You can explore Kullu as well with our elaborate Manali packages
Gradually becoming a part of Manali tour packages is the Great Himalayan National Park. Promising you a memorable experience, it gives one a chance to see the wild in their natural habitat – in the midst of thick forests, unforgiving terrains and dropping temperature. With over 375 wildlife species of fauna, 31 species of mammals, it is one of the most visited national parks in the mountains. Most Manali tour packages generally include a trip to this verdant National Park.
For food lovers, their Manali trip will pack in quite a few flavours. Owing to the increase in tourists from the world over, it offers a variety of cuisines including Israeli, Kashmiri, Italian and Mughlai. Though, we’d highly recommend the fresh trout, pahadi rajma, chicken momos and dry cakes which the local restaurants serve. Our Manali tour packages allow you to enjoy the various cuisines in Manali.
It’s said that you can bring back a slice of the places you travel to through souvenirs. Travellers are in luck since Manali has a variety of souvenirs that you can take home. Dotted with shops selling home-decor, handmade woollen jackets, guitar straps, socks and hairbands, Manali is a haven if you like locally-made clothes and paraphernalia. Old Manali is where you can pick up warm jackets for your trip to the mountains as well as hemp backpacks which last way longer than others. Manali is also a good place if you’d like to pick up fruit jams and fruit wines. Made from the freshest apples and pears, they are Manali’s speciality and a great gift for friends and family. With our customised Manali tour packages, we promise to take you to the best shops from where you can take home a little piece of Manali with you.
What also stands out in Manali is the variety of stay options which depend on the kind of Manali package you are choosing. From luxury hotels to homestays and hostels, the town is dotted with innumerable accommodation options for travellers. Your Manali holiday package will include your accommodation. However if you would like to pick your own accommodation, you will have to choose a Manali tour package with only activities. Also, we recommend staying at a locally-run hotel! Not only will you be welcomed with warm and efficient service but the food will exceed all expectations.
Old Manali also has a number of hotels, small guesthouses and hostels which work great when you are travelling on a budget allowing you to choose a budget Manali tour package. Our customised Manali tour packages, work for all types of travellers, from budget to extravagant. Starting as low as Rs.300 a night for a dormitory bed, these hostels bring together different people for a memorable experience. In fact, if you'd like to enjoy the town like a local, head to any of the coffee shops in Old Manali and you'll be pleasantly surprised with the warmth and easy-going vibe. Our Manali tour package can also include a couple of days in the quieter part of the town where you can spend time with locals and backpackers. With a world of information about their town, they are the best people to ask if you’d like to explore unknown spots and the best places to enjoy a plateful of trout and smoked vegetables.
Ever wondered about the right hotel or the best places to eat in Manali? Ask a traveller and you shall receive the answers which will help you book your Manali tour package. To live in a place is to experience it with all its flaws and glory. Our travellers have visited Manali and have many stories to share. Before you book your Manali tour package, you must take a look at some of these Manali travel guides.
“Manali is a turkish delight served to both the travellers and tourists. This is the one place that I always get back to, one way or the other. Manali calls me and I answer the call. Why shouldn't I? This place seems like home to me now.”
“Visiting Manali was nothing less than fixing your eyes on a painting worth a thousand words. You could stare at it for a hundred years to come and yearn to build a house for your family somewhere on a hilltop.”
“The sound of the flowing river and the stunning view made me unplug from everything else for a while.”
The best time to visit Manali totally depends on which season works for you. Of course, summer is a preferred choice though during winter, Manali is magical. You will see a lot of Manali holiday packages which will focus on activities that can be tried during these two popular seasons. During monsoon, which is considered off-season in Manali, you will see a dip in Manali tour packages and can, in fact, get hotels at a very low price. The town receives maximum rainfall between the months of August and September and it's not the best time to travel owing to regular landslides. So we recommend not to plan a trip to Manali during this season.
If skiing is on your mind then pick up your skis and woosh along in the freezing month of December. With quite a few sites for skiing, you'll have a good time exploring the snow-laden mountains. As our winter Manali tour packages would suggest, the best time to go to Manali during the winter season is between November to February.
Now anyone who enjoys vibrant hues and likes long walks under the blues skies would suggest that the summer is the best season to visit Manali. If you’d like to miss the summer vacation rush and get best offers on Manali tour packages, either go in April or head out by the end of July. Quiet and peaceful – it's the best time to enjoy a vacation in Manali.
It's said travelling helps bring two people together and what better place than Manali to try this? A popular choice for partners, most of Manali tour packages for couples are customised to suit their choices. From quiet walks on the mall road to scrumptious breakfasts overlooking the valley, there are tons of things to do in Manali which are included in cost-effective Manali honeymoon tour packages.
From the list of accommodation options on our Manali tour package, we suggest choosing a beautiful homestay in Manali which adds local charm to your vacation. It could be a homely homestay or it could be a luxurious resort overlooking the verdant mountains – but go for an experience that you’d enjoy and see the mountains create magic.
Manali has been a popular destination for families in Northern India. With a plethora of activities to do and places to visit, it’s also a great destination when you are travelling with little ones. Our Manali tour packages are customised and planned in a manner which allow all family members to have a fun vacation. Taking you through the town’s most popular places to see, our Manali holiday packages also cover nearby areas including Naggar, Kullu and Manikaran. Depending on your preference and budget you can choose a Manali tour package for your family.
Food in Manali will surprise you! Offering all types of cuisine, from Indian to Lebanese to Israeli, you can enjoy fruit-laden pancakes, pita and falafel with hummus on the side or dig into rajma chawal at a small local dhaba. For non-vegetarians, you must try the famous trout from Manalsu River. Grilled to perfection with smoked vegetables, it is the perfect dinner to enjoy in the cool mountain breeze. You can enjoy the best of cuisines Manali has to offer with our Manali tour packages
Among the best places to eat in Manali, you must try 1947 in Old Manali, Lazy Dog Cafe, Rose Garden and Casa Belle Vista. If you are in the mood for soothing music, head to Drifter’s Cafe for live gigs every weekend. It’s the best place to hear local talent and admire the amazing talent Manali nurtures.
1. How can I reach Manali?
Manali is accessible via air, train and road. The city of Manali city well connected with most of the neighbouring states and cities. The nearest airport to Manali is Bhuntar Airport in Kullu. This airport is 52 km away from Manali city. The nearest railway station to Manali is Jogindernagar Railway Station, which is about 50 km away from Manali. If you wish to travel by bus, then you can check out bus services provided by Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). HRTC offers ordinary and volvo bus services from major cities such as Delhi, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Ambala and Jaipur. Manali is also a popular destination for a road trip. You can opt for a cab or a self-drive car to reach Manali.
2. Please tell about Manali's altitude and Manali's weather.
Manali is a hill station which is location on the northern end of Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Manali's is situation at the height of 2050 metres above sea level. Because of Manali's altitude, it serves as a basecamp for treks such as Hampta Pass trek, Chandrakhani Pass trek, Chandratal Lake trek and Beas Kund trek. Manali weather is cool throughout the year. Due to being situated in the Himalayan region, the summers are pleasant while Manali temperature drops in winter, and it faces heavy snowfall.
3. Which is the nearest airport to Manali?
The nearest airport to Manali is Bhuntar Airport. This airport is approximately 52 km away from Manali city. The code for Bhuntar Airport is KUU, and this Manali airport is unofficially known as Kullu Manali Airport.
4. Is Manali a tourist place?
Yes, Manali is a famous tourist hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Manali weather is cool and pleasant throughout the year, making it one of the major factors in boosting Manali tourism. From a memorable family vacation to romantic honeymoon trips amidst the snow-clad mountains, Manali attracts a huge number of travellers throughout the year and is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. The various tourist destinations of Manali include cultural museums, divine temples, mammoth waterfalls, colourful markets and hypnotizing monasteries. You can also indulge in adventure sports such as skiing, mountaineering, hiking, rafting, paragliding, trekking and kayaking.
5. Which is the best time to visit Manali?
Manali tour packages are available throughout the year. You can book Manali packages according to your convenience and budget. However, the best time to visit Manali is during summer season which starts in March and lasts till June. If you want to enjoy skiing and other winter sports then you can book Manali packages between the months of November to December. Manali gets covered by a thick blanket of snow during winters and attract tourists due to its exciting winter activities.
6. How can I travel to Kullu Manali?
Depending on your budget, you can travel to Kullu Manali by car, bus and flight. The nearest airport is in Bhuntar. Our Manali packages also offer travel assistance while the itineraries of some Manali tour packages include internal transfers as well. Due to being a hilly region, Manali has no railway connectivity.
7. How long will it take to travel to Manali from New Delhi?
The approximate distance between Delhi to Manali is 548 km. It takes about 12 hours to reach Manali by road. You can either drive to Manali, take a bus or hire a taxi for a comfortable journey. If you are booking a Manali tour package, do not forget to inquire about the transportation facilities.
8. What can I see in Old Manali?
You can opt for a Bohemian homestay in Old Manali. The old-world charm of Old Manali will hypnotize you and allow you to establish a close contact with nature. You can also explore the stylish cafes and colourful shops dotting the maze-like streets of Old Manali. If you crave for a fun time with your friends, then you can play a game of snooker in Old Manali. In the night, the streets light up and live music booms across the various streets of Old Manali. Stop by one of the psychedelic cafes and Old Manali and enjoy the unique nightlife. Manali packages offer an exciting sightseeing tour across the lush green valleys, steep trails and verdant forests of Old Manali.
9. How many days should I spend to explore Manali?
You can spend anywhere between 5 to 10 days in Manali. If there is no time constraint, then it is recommended to book Manali tour package for a longer duration to explore all the tourist destinations of Manali. You can also book a Manali package for a weekend getaway. The biking Manali packages available on Tripoto also cover stunning destinations such as Srinagar and Leh.
10. Is there any off-beat place to explore in Manali?
You can visit Tirthan valley, a hidden gem, in Banjar District of Himachal Pradesh. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Tirthan Valley offers a relaxing time to visitors in the lap of nature. You can spend a memorable time with your loved ones in one of the riverside resorts and indulge in outdoor activities such as hiking and bird-watching.
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